Purpose, vision and values

Our purpose

Every day at EV we create opportunities to grow as a solutions provider of specialty chemicals and food ingredients.


We exceed expectations through the passion, expertise and excellence of our people.


Everyone is valuable and crucial to our success.

Our Vision

Together, we aspire to become an established international solutions provider of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, creating value for our people, suppliers and customers.
We are a long-term partner that you can rely on, a market facilitator that creates value and unlocks new opportunities.
This purpose has always driven EV and it’s perfectly summarized in our payoff: Specialists in Formulating Value.

This is our commitment and our promise to every person, customer and supplier, as we bring together innovative solutions, ingredients and ideas — providing the expertise that will always matter in our fast-changing world.

Our Values

At EV, we are guided by our purpose and vision, based on our unwavering beliefs that underpin our culture and guide our actions:

Ethics & Sustainability

We build lasting and valuable relationships based on authenticity and commitment, leveraging our depth of expertise and our willingness to reinvent ourselves over time.

We are committed to becoming a virtuous example of sustainability for our customers, partners and the planet, as shown by our certification record.


We look to an ethical business future that empowers our people to think innovatively, drawing on our culture as a market facilitator to meet customers’ changing needs and expectations.


We have always been committed to anticipating emerging market trends while delivering on our promise of technical excellence, quality, safety, integrity and innovation.


As a qualified partner, we strive for excellence by providing ideas, cutting-edge solutions and technical expertise for our customers and suppliers.


We go beyond the sales process, advising and working alongside partners before, during and after their decision to rely on us.


Our people are our greatest asset. They are supported, engaged and equipped to embrace a dynamic future.

At EV, we develop and attract the best talent by fostering a culture of innovation, diversity, equity & inclusion, well-being and safety.